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Undergraduate study

Royal Holloway has a reputation for being one of the best places in the UK to study physics, and we are passionate about enhancing the quality of our undergraduate experience.

We pride ourselves on creating a vibrant, friendly and cultured atmosphere, allowing students to progress from understanding the basic concepts of Physics to working side by side with internationally respected scientists who will challenge and inspire you.

We admit a limited number of students each year, enabling us to maintain the best staff-student ratio in London (The Guardian University Guide, 2024), in a friendly ‘open-door’ department. Our teaching standards and degrees are recognised by accreditation from the Institute of Physics (IOP).

Read more in our Undergraduate Studies brochure for Physics here

Professor Veronique Boisvert talks about how her cutting-edge research in Particle Physics underpins teaching at Royal Holloway, University of London, creating an inspiring learning community for our students:

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